The 2021 Emmy Award nominations were announced Tuesday and it was a big day for some of the most beloved shows of the past year. “The Crown” and “The Mandalorian” have tied for the top spot for program nominations with 24 followed by “WandaVision,” “The Handmaid’s Tale” and “Saturday Night Live.” Jason Sudeikis’ “Ted Lasso,” “Love Country,” Anya Taylor-Joy’s “The Queen’s Gambit,” and Kate Winslet’s “Mare of Easttown,” also all earned numerous nods.
“This Is Us,” a fan-favorite show, which will come to an end this year also earned nominations for Sterling K. Brown, Chris Sullivan and the series and, the stars couldn’t hold back their emotions as the touching show wraps following the next season.
The stars reacted to the Emmy nomination news Tuesday morning – check out all of the incredible reactions below.
“I’m extremely grateful and honoured, but I should point out that I was basically carried all the way by my fellow actors – especially Nicole.”
“I’m so overwhelmed by this, especially given what it’s for. To be nominated amongst not only peers, but friends, is a dream come true. More than anything, it feels like a true celebration of the legacy of Aretha Franklin. I thank the Television Academy for honoring the Queen of Soul.”
Sterling K. Brown
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Sterling K. Brown
“I am honored and humbled to have my work once again be recognized by the academy. I stand at the intersection of art and activism, and I am forever grateful for the healing journey that POSE has been for myself, my colleagues and the world!”
“Thank you to the Television Academy – what lovely company to be in. We can’t wait to take selfies with everyone. And congrats to the entire This Is Us family. You made one of my favorite seasons during an impossible time and I’m crazy about all of you.”
Jonathan Van Ness
“Saturday Night Live”
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